Open with restrictions

Antigua And Barbuda Travel Restrictions

55.46% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 54.65% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Antigua And Barbuda.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Antigua And Barbuda with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Antigua And Barbuda for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Antigua And Barbuda entry details and exceptions

Unvaccinated travelers are not allowed to enter Antigua and Barbuda. Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.


Outgoing travel to Antigua And BarbudaTravelling from New Zealand to Antigua And Barbuda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 168 hours before departing to Antigua And Barbuda.

Details and exceptions

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test can be a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab test. This includes travelers in transit. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 5 and travelers arriving by sea.

Travelers may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival or at the hotel or place of lodging as determined by local health authorities.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Antigua And Barbuda.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who are not fully vaccinated will be allowed to stay at a COVID-19 Certified Accommodation/Lodging or be subject to quarantine as determined by the Quarantine Authority.

Travelers who are fully vaccinated and not staying at a COVID-19 certified accommodation may quarantine at home for only 48 hours, subject to the results of an additional COVID-19 test taken on arrival at the traveler's expense.

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Approved Accommodation

Travelers must stay at pre-booked accommodation.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Antigua And Barbuda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Antigua And Barbuda must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Antigua And Barbuda will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

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Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Antigua And Barbuda

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Antigua And Barbuda with a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Antigua And Barbuda.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Antigua And Barbuda with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Antigua And Barbuda.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 168 hours before departure.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Antigua And Barbuda is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Antigua And Barbuda are open with restrictions. Bars in Antigua And Barbuda are open with restrictions.